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. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore is here with us from ridgefield, new jersey, covering the storm. jim, how much do people have to worry next week? >> reporter: well, you can't let your guard down, it could come close enough to have impacts, it may not be huge but could slow the efforts here, these are the same computer models that we used for sandy, the one on the right is the american model, the one on the left, the european model. the one that nailed sandy's forecast as five days out, which is where we are with this storm. both of them developed the low pressure off the east coast and moved northeast, the american model is much farther east, less impact, but the european map shows coastal flooding at high tide, not to mention a chance of heavy rain. right now, brian, along with the cold front we dealt with, the temperatures are the coldest since sandy, dropping into the 30s, possibly the 20s since last night. and as you know, we still have a and as you know, we still have 3 million people without power, chilly nights. >> jim, we just voted we'll take the model on the right that
team in place to cover it all. let's start in new york with weather channel meteorologist jim cantore. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. more and more preparations under way. then by the time tomorrow night rolls around, we will start to feel the impacts in earnest across much of the northeast. let's talk about this and lay out the impacts of the storm. first of all, the satellite shows a hybrid transition you spoke of. you have a cloud canopy that stretches over the entire eastern seaboard with the storm's center currently about 730 mimes to the south of new york city. here's the track. this wild s-shape that has all of us as meteorologists shaking our heads. because never really seen this left hook. it will bring it 150 miles to the south of new york city early tuesday morning. then there is the impact. let's lay them out. we start with the storm surge. in irene at battery park which is where i am tonight, we had three to six feet. we're expecting four to eight feet with this storm here and down the jersey shore as well. that will be higher than what they dealt w
never believed it, and now that i'm here -- [ laughter ] >> stephanie: jim says it's the panic room, because i'm dating jody foster. okay. how is it going? >> great. >> stephanie: i was just on her . . . set. >> i hear she has a nice set. >> stephanie: that rumor is long gone. i'm just trying to pathetically prop it up. david crosby hello. >> i hope he doesn't mind my references to turkey basters. >> stephanie: stop it. >> jacki schechner not in the current news center, but right there. >> we have 6 million homes without power, long lines at gas stations, and president obama is staying on top of all of the storm recovery efforts but facing the reality that we have an election. >> stephanie: i think his surrogates like chris christie are doing a good job. >> right. as if his plate is not full enough, the president is going to stay in touch with fema. last week, big endorsement from colin powell, now the obama campaign is using the four-star general in an ad airing in ten states. oh -- >> housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry, and t
know what dixicrast did to intimidate. they were known as jim crow. what we have going on in the 21st century in 2012 is jim crow's cousin, james crow esquire. this is what people need to know. they have planned this for months. this has been going on for months under the radar. it's now out in the open. two, i suspect that t they'veee scott and others will probably keep finding out and we're lucky to find it out just a few days before the election. >> absolutely. >> and finally, reverend sharpton, i will say this again. this is where you tell people, get out of my face because, remember, none of these people have legal authority. they have no legal authority to stop you from voting and that's what you've got to remember. just simply tell them to get the you know what out of my face and go in there and vote. >> now, we started seeing this in wisconsin, now iowa and elsewhere. scott, some liberal bloggers have suggested that project orca could lead in this sophisticated apparatus that we're talking about to voter suppression. give you an example. one blogger, nate samuel downs, quote,
counting system we have in america. we are back to jim crow. not jim crow, it stopped or james crow systems analyst. that is how it is working. that is the new gimmick we are trying, that is happening and that is where the monies being spent and that's what makes the data trust dangerous. if they want to use it to pick out people who bowl and say bowlers made paul ryan fine but what if you are doing is mailing letters to soldiers on active duty with the game of challenging them, that is a crime according to bobby kennedy. and i have to say, while al gore grabbed his ankles in 2000 after he read, personally read my story that was breaking in england. this was before the supreme court ruled that thousands of like people were banished from the voter rolls in florida and after john kerry med -- read my book armed madhouse, he said that is why they lost the election and one of the last bills he introduced to make the stuck illegal on its face. right now you have to prove that it's racially biased. they are going after old jewish ladies and going after native americans. one of their big targets i
-- >> jim clancy is also with cnn. jim is in that area right now. jim, is there a sense that the danger has passed? >> reporter: there's a sense that they faced down the destruction that has been caused. they've now seen those images that you showed, you saw the faces of those evacuees, what they've been through. there are still dangers looming out there, a long way to go. the gas lines you were talking about are still a challenge in some areas. some residents challenging why they haven't been cut off much earlier. and there's hopes that that can be done today. not as easy as it sounds. gaining access to where they can cut off these lines still will leave some of those lines pressurized. there's still a potential threat there. of course, before they can reenergize any of the electric lines in some of these communities, they have to ensure that job is done, carol. otherwise, it could ignite new fires. there's one of the major risks that remains. there are still some people that are holding out, some elderly with their pets, but they're about to give it up. there's no electricity. there's no
or a businessman? good point. jim irwin on the political side tweeting will hurricane sandy make for paper ballots rather than electronic in states where the power is down? the idea of what we're going to do about election day is starting to loom. that's going to be, i think the next big thing. >> bill: it is because the storm is going to be around for so long and the focus immediately after -- let's say by today right. maybe in parts of jersey and delaware and even here in the d.c. area, it will be clean up rather than more storm. we're not dealing with storm so much as cleanup. that will take a couple of days. >> six and a half million people are without power. six and a half million people are without power and we're a week away from an election. >> bill: charles calling from tampa, florida. hey, charles. >> caller: good morning, bill. i just want to -- fema sent trailers down here years ago to be used. fema said you have to take them. florida wanted to give them back to fema to be used. fema said no. they stay where th
spoke with the former head of the republican party of florida, a guy named jim greer who is in his own trouble over charges about some illegal money thing that he was doing, but when he was running the party he told me that republican consultants came to him and said, we want to craft a bill that would get rid of early voting if we could, or severely cut it, because in the words of these consultants, according to jim greer, all it does is bring every african-american out from under a rock, that's a quote, and get them to vote for democrats. they don't vote for us, it doesn't help us. so the republican legislature which in 2010 became more tea party, more conservative, there's no margin in it for them to increase access to in-person early voting. what they did is passed a law that didn't touch absentee voting, which republicans tend to dominate in, but severely limited the early vote. just to give you some numbers, you're talking about there were 96 hours, there are 96 hours this year total to vote. there were 120 hours in 2008. and already in the state, 3.46 million people have voted.
. break the law? since when is voting breaking the law? decades ago we faced jim crow and the polls. today it's fewer hours and longer lines. but the goal is the same. voter suppression. joining me now is former florida governor charlie crist. he's now an independent. tonight he's introducing former president clinton at an obama rally. governor, thanks so much for your time tonight. >> reverend, it's great to be with you, reverend al. thank you. >> now, let me ask you directly. wouldn't extending voting hours be the right thing for governor scott to do here? you did it in 2008 as the governor of florida and you are republican. what would be wrong with scott doing that today? >> there would be nothing wrong with it, reverend. it would be the right thing to do. it's a precious, cherished right and all of us want to have an opportunity to exercise. yesterday i was in miami guard dense in north dade county and the wait was 2 1/2 to three hours. it's unconscienceable to let that go on. the people of florida deserve better and they deserve a right to vote. >> i have been down in florida with the
the republican team, so we got to be sure did jim it is also recollected. he is doing a great job in washington. jim jordan, bob gibbs are here. we need josh mandel in washington. we need him now. president obama the last four years has made a lot of decisions. some of them like the stimulus package he said would result in all kinds of new jobs. that has not happened. he said he was going to cut the deficit in half. that has not happened. the good news that we have somebody who is running for president that has the know-how. he has the experience. he has got the experience, the record, and he knows how to work with democrats, republicans cannot independents alike to address the challenges we face as a country, and that is why we need mitt romney in washington to fix what is broken and bring back the american dream. i see a uaw member here economy. autos. talk what go said barack obama that said were a few wars. one was about the auto industry. he said, you want to take those companies to bankruptcy. i supported a rescue package for the autos, but what obama said was not true. it was barack obam
four years, whether it was his fault or not. host: we will leave it there. on twitter jim says there is a stupid question. fema will contract with private enterprise to clean up the mess and deliver the food and water. ray in omaha, nebraska, independent caller. good morning. caller: good morning. greetings to you. we appreciate the work that you do here in getting the voices of the people. i can't agree with the lady that just spoke any more. i'm very embarrassed. when you ask who you trust, i trust god first of all. man is subject to error. we all are. nobody is perfect. and it is disconcerting to hear the hate being spewed cutting up romney or cutting up someone whether we have enough on our plate that we need to correct. our country is in horrible condition and we send out money to repair mosques in egypt when charity begins at home. i believe in charity. i raised money. but when i hear someone say that we are denigrating people because of food stamps, that is not the case. jesse jackson quoted a long time ago and he repeated what someone else said, teach a person how to fi
president obama and opponent jim mccain say? we need to raise taxes. that's the right reaction because that would mean fewer jobs. and i want to be real clear. the 200,000 men and women in virge whose jobs are at risk who serve in our armed forces should never be used as a political bargaining chip to race taxes on small business owners. [applause] >> the best way to raise revenues is with a fliving economy where businesses are prossspering and people are getting pay checks not youring about extension of unemployment benefits. so folks there is a lot at stake five days from now. november 6 it is our generation's ran day view with dest any. i believe that the people of virginia here in the richmond area, the central virginia area, especially since we're here at doswell farms where the greatest history resource in all was born. we want to be like secretary i can't and you all are going to lead the way for a triple crown victory where we re-elect our leader eric cantor for a representative. [applause] where with our win in the u.s. senate we change the leadership in the united states sena
indiana is going to matter." jim b writes "a popular electoral vote split would be sweet payback for 2000". clarks future says i can't believe you can win the election with as little as 22% of the popular vote. we need to update the electoral college. that is something a lot of people are talking about. you can keep sending your tweets to me @alexwit. >>> it's all about colorado. what changed recently with voters and why is this state so critical? we'll get to that. i've been coloring liz's hair for years. but lately she's been coming in with less gray than usual. what's she up to? [ female announcer ] root touch-up by nice'n easy has the most shade choices, designed to match even salon color in just 10 minutes. with root touch-up, all they see is you. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> in today's office politics i took a tour through the msnbc new
of new hampshire with jim merrill.'first, a news update from c-span radio. if i could just begin with some of this distance about new hampshire or electoral votes. president obama won by 9%. abc news said that he did not just eek out a win, he dominated. he bested mccain by 54%-44%. given the economy is not as weak as in other states and the margin by which he won, how was the governor responding in the state of new hampshire? guest: let me make it clear, mitt romney will win next week. we have seen unemployment rise through the country as well as elsewhere, skyrocketing federal spending, government programs out of control. i think that is why you see today, especially between president obama. i think the voters of this state, what you are correct, unemployment has not been as tough. but there is anxiety. that is why they're looking at mitt romney closely. he has a plan, he has a record of success, this president does not. host: the undeclared make up 40%. how was he trying to appeal to them and what is internal polling showing how many of those voters he could get on election da
and their old school skipper jim leyland. >> i like to simplify things. i think i can simplify this pretty easy. the way i look at it, we are two games back with five to play, but we are playing the team we need to catch. i think that's the best way to approach it. >> it is one of those things in baseball you can't really explain. obviously we feel good about going into tomorrow's game. our backs are against the wall so we have to win. it is a one game at a time. >> i can promise you this, greg, the tigers' bats will come to life more so in game two when they were shut out. the pitchers vogelsong on one side and sanchez for the home team. zoe de chanel singing the national anthem. she is like you, a giants fan. i don't know if the fans know that here. she might get booed if that's the case. >> my giants were the day of willy mccovey and willy maze. now they have the giant panda. that's a thing to watch. dave briggs at the ballpark in detroit. tune into your local fox station for all of the excitement. live coverage at game 3 starts 7:30 p.m. eastern. >>> the father of one of the brave americans
in florida since saturday the obama campaign in a new video featuring campaign manager jim messina claiming to have advantage in all battle ground states and early voting in the polls. president obama as the map. governor romney has myth is selling illusion and delusion. if you're the incumbent and think can cruise to victory as many incumbents should be able to you don't put out a web video like that and have a conference call this close to the election unless you're worried about something. part of what they're wore remembered about, the romney campaign is trying to expand territory into states like minnesota and pennsylvania where polls show the numbers are tighting. jon? jon: we just heard michigan also very tight. john roberts there in coral gables, florida, with the romney campaign. john, thank you. jenna: we'll turn back to the weather now, back to the massive storm pounding several states with all sorts of type of weather. joe bastardi, is chief meteorologist at weatherbell.com. joe, how long will sandy be swirling around this country? >> well, sandy is weakening leg right now. it w
from jim on twitter -- uses direct democracy by any other name is mob rule. guest: direct democracy is a wonderful thing and it is a terrible thing. it came about and the united states back at the turn of the last century because state legislatures in many states were just terribly corrupt. there were owned by corporations. mainly the railroad industry and the mining industry in western states. citizens had no voice. they couldn't achieve the reforms they wanted to achieve because there were contrary to the interests of these corporations. that we are dictating to state legislators with the should be doing. the initiative process can about any way that allows citizens to go around government and to reforms when government wouldn't do it. i think it is still there for that. i think in the states that have the initiative process, and remember that is only 24 of them, voters did not want to get rid of the initiative process, even if they know that the is the process is sometimes corrected. and it is definitely vulnerable to big money and vulnerable to corruption and all of these things
mcconnell who seemed to be the biggest enemy last time now realizes he can't beat the jim demint forces by being negative, he's got to get something done. he's not a right-winger. mcconnell's got to get in play and start being productive. it does take more than the president if he gets reelected. there has to be some good will and that's what i'm hoping coming out this week. a little sense we're all in this together against something we didn't bring about and neither side this bad weather. that's my hope. >> all right. >> that's a new definition of hope. >> that's a good hope to have. to tell you the truth. >> as it compared to four years ago. it makes sense, though. >> i don't think we have any choice moving forward. and we shouldn't -- politicians shouldn't do what they've been doing over the past four years. like chris said, if the president gets reelected, he's got to deal with the republicans, republicans have to deal with him. >> but -- that -- isn't that the one inevitability if he's reelected? that they will have -- >> no, sadly it's not. we've been talking about that
appropriations. what does president obama and opponent jim mccain say? we need to raise taxes. that's the right reaction because that would mean fewer jobs. and i want to be real clear. the 200,000 men and women in virginia whose jobs are at risk who serve in our armed forces should never be used as a political bargaining chip to race taxes on small business owners. \[applause] >> the best way to raise revenues is with a thriving economy where businesses are prospering and people are getting paychecks, not worrying about extension of unemployment benefits. so folks there is a lot at stake five days from now. november 6 it is our generation's ran day view with destiny. i believe that the people of virginia here in the richmond area, the central virginia area, especially since we're here at doswell farms where the greatest history resource in all was born. we want to be like secretary i can't and you all are going to lead the way for a triple crown victory where we re-elect our leader eric cantor for a representative. \[applause] where with our win in the u.s. senate we change the leadership in t
. jim we have one tidbit left in right-wing world. who is always the most wrong pundit ever? think. dick morris. >> you are standing by your prediction of a romney landslide? >> absolutely. romney will win this election by five to ten points and will carry more than 300 electoral votes. >> you know morris i have you booked from one week from tonight. >> but is my appearance going to be before or after you buy me dinner. [ applause ] >> stephanie: oh boy. you can read that in my book. this race will be between hilary and condy. >> how much will it cost? >> stephanie: kids we have turnout to worry about. ben jealous joining us now. good morning, ben. >> good morning. good morning. clearly the polls are looking good but you can't say it enough, turnout, turnout, turnout, and ground game right? >> yeah, this year folks really have to turn out, and really if you will find that reason deep inside them. and what we say at the naacp is look if somebody thinks your vote is important enough to try to steal it away from you or suppress it that should be validation enough th
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